LET THE HEALING BEGIN: Out country singer Brandi Carlile hits the road for her new album, “By The Way, I Forgive You,” stopping in Philadelphia for a performance 7 p.m. May 18 at Kimmel’s Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St. For more information or tickets, call 215-893-1999.
Theater & Arts
Back to the Future
The classic sci-fi film is screened 8 p.m. May 14 at The Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.
Curio Theatre Company presents Joseph Heller’s stage adaptation of his 1961 satirical novel that asks what it means to be sane while surrounded by madness, through May 19, 4740 Baltimore Ave.; 215-921-8243.
Design in Revolution: A 1960s Odyssey
Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition of pop art and psychedelia from the civil-rights and anti-war movements through Sept. 9, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.
The comedian tapes his latest special, 7:30 and 10 p.m. May 11 at Kimmel’s Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.
Jean Shin: Collections
Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition by contemporary artist Shin (American, born in South Korea in 1971) in which she transforms everyday objects into dynamic works about connection and belonging, through July 15, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.
The Pennsylvania Ballet performs George Balanchine’s only evening-length work without a story, through May 13 at Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.
Keith Smith at Home
Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition spanning five decades of the Rochester-based artist’s mixed-media photographs, prints and books, through July 8, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.
Love! Valour! Compassion!
The Tony Award-winning play about eight gay men who spend three summer weekends together at a county farmhouse to hash out their passions, resentments and fears, May 18-20 at Ruba Club, 416 Green St.; 215-627-9831.
The comedian seen on “Comedians of Comedy” takes the stage 5 and 7:30 p.m. May 13 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.
Rachel Rose: Wil-o-Wisp/The Future Fields Commission
Philadelphia Museum of At presents an exhibition of contemporary video installations that ruminate on our image-saturated culture and histories of the past, through Aug. 19, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.
Tell Me On A Sunday
Walnut Street Theatre presents the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical where it’s the 1980s and a young English girl, full of energy and optimism, arrives in New York ready to find success and love, through June 10 at Independence Studio on 3, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.
The Philadelphia Orchestra performs one of the finest of Italian grand operas, 8 p.m. May 12 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.
Yannick and Hélène
The Philadelphia Orchestra performs with conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin and pianist
Hélène Grimaud, through May 11 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.
Friday Night Fever
The New York Bee Gees and Donna Summer tribute singer Rainere Martin perform an evening of disco hits, 8 p.m. May 11 at Keswick Theater, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.
The EDM DJ and producer performs 5 p.m. May 12 at Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing, 601 N. Columbus Blvd.; 215-922-1011.
PGMC Bro Lo Concert Norristown
Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus performs an annual fundraiser for its Gay-Straight Alliance Scholarship Program, 7-10 p.m. May 12 at Reformed Church of the Ascension, 1700 W. Main St.; Norristown; www.pgmc.org.
The Temptations and The Four Tops
The classic R&B groups perform 8 p.m. May 12 at Keswick Theater, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.
The New-Age singer celebrates the 25th anniversary of “Live at the Acropolis” with his orchestra, 8 p.m. May 12 at Mann Center for the Performing Arts, 5201 Parkside Ave.; 215-546-7900.
Greta Van Fleet
The rock band performs 8:30 p.m. May 12 at Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; 215-627-1332.
The punk-rock band performs 7:30 p.m. May 14 at the Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; 215-627-1332.
Liam Gallagher and Richard Ashcroft
The Oasis frontman and The Verve singer perform 8 p.m. May 17 at Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing, 601 N. Christopher Columbus Blvd.; 215-922-1011.
Black (AF) Panther Burlesque
Wakanda takes over the stage for some super naughtiness, 9 p.m. May 11 at The Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.
Mimi Imfurst Presents Drag Diva Brunch
Mimi Imfurst, Bev, Vinchelle, Sutton Fearce and special guests perform 11 a.m.-2 p.m. May 12 at Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.; 215-606-6555.
Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid
Media Theatre presents a new musical version of the classic children’s tale, through May 20, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100.
The comedian performs 8 p.m. May 11 at Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.
The rock and soul singer/songwriter performs 9 p.m. May 11 at Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.
Can’t Hardly Wait
The teen-angst comedy is screened 9:45 p.m. May 11 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.
The comedian seen on Logo TV performs 8 p.m. May 12 at The Rrazz Room, in The Clarion Hotel & Suites, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope; 888-596-1027. n